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organization that serves a local high school. new at 10:00, john sasaki live in contra costa county where those thieves hit sometime during the past week. john-- >> reporter: frank, those two groups they store all of their supplies here and tonight they are devastated. one gives high school seniors a night of their lives and the other delivers christmas to thousands of people who would other wise go without. >> reporter: christmas trees in march, but here in contra costa county there is not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these organizations help supply christmas to hundreds of people every year. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: but all that is in jeopardy because thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned up most everything of value. >> all our big cooks pots, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, decorations, clothes every single thing -- 68 tables. 100 chairs. >> unconsciousable that someone would steal from an organization like that. >> they got probably $10,000 of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, exten
in a massive crime sweep today. john sasaki is live in oakland where city leaders say these efforts must be paired with gun control laws. >> reporter: oakland police have been hitting the most violent gangs in the city hard. today they targeted one specific gang. oakland police released this survey listens video of a recent armed robbery near lake merit they say was committed by members of a relatively new gang. >> they were responsible for a numerous robberies of similar motives to this. we want the public we showed to ask them if they recognize the face of those who were victims. probably the most violent young group of people i've seen in my 25 years. >> repoer: police also released video showing a huge operation they conducted this morning in which they served 24 search warrants and busted 18 known gang members. >> we found out fairly quickly these groups were coming up with different ways every day to commit crimes around the city. >> reporter: at a news conference today, melinda hayes invoked the napes of the detectives who were recently killed. >> the risks our investigators take
all day, thousands came out to honor two fallen officers all day. john sasaki shows us how baker and butler were remembered. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers along with thousands of law enforcement officers governor jerry brown and a heartbroken santa cruz community remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective sergeant butch baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as peace officers. sergeant butch baker had a wife and three children. >> you are the very reason there is good in my life. because early on you made sure that of that. >> reporter: detective butler had a 2-year-old and 4-year-old joaquin. but his partner shared what he said he promised her before she died. >> i whispered to her that i would teach her about boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview an
the new pope, ktvu's john sasaki continues our coverage. john? >> reporter: st. mary's is the primary church for the diocese and today was the place to be for celebrating the church's new leader. [ singing ] >> reporter: this afternoon's service began with the procession and the archbishop expressed gratitude. >> first pope from the americas. >> reporter: this was a normal service but many people felt they had to be here today for the pope. >> special taking the name francis for our city of san francisco. reach out to the poor. >> reporter: he summed up the feeling in unconventional terms. >> this is an emotional high for us. >> reporter: pope francis was an unknown before yesterday but they learned about him quickly. >> i am impressed that he road the bus. he did his own cooking. >> he preaches -- simple life. i think that is very encouraging. >> we had to pray hard the holy spirit would give us what we need and we have it. >> the pope opposes gay marriage. something the archbishop could be overcome in san francisco. >> i hope someone who has been so strong on social justice issues.
in involving several cases of wine. ktvu's john sasaki sin san francisco and tells us this wine was worth a lot of money. john? >> reporter: frank, that is right. this is a $5 bottle and each bottle was worth 200 times that amount. details are sketchy but it was tuesday that someone broke into this building in san francisco and into fine wines international. they stole 80 80 bottles of wine, more than $100,000. they have been here for more than 30 years. their less pricy bottles cost $20,000 a case and one costs $37,000 a case. police are trying to find out if this was a crime of opportunity or something else. >> when someone breaks in, you never know what they will get and the police department always looks into whether or not this place was cased, was it a random act or inside job. that is something the police department always looks at. >> reporter: police want to hear from anyone who may have seen something here the other night. live in san francisco, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> chevron reduced the bonehouse ceo will -- bonus the ceo will receive due to the fire in august. they cu
that standoff just ended. over the course of the standoff there was gunfire back and forth. john sasaki is here now and tells us what he's just learned about what happened to the suspect inside. john. >> reporter: frank, this has been a very tense day here in vallejo. we're at the corner of illinois street and sonoma. a pink and white house which has a gaping hole in the front. an armored vehicle slammed into it this afternoon. this episode started around 11:30 when police received calls about a man with a rifle. dozens of officers rushed to the scene, blocked off the area and started negotiating with the man. at some point he either fired with the officers or pointed his weapon at them. officer opened fire, unleashing perhaps dozens of rounds. they rammed the vehicle into that house. a short time later the man was found dead inside. >> we heard police outside. when we looked out the window we saw the police and commotion. >> as we were trying to get him to give up peacefully he came to the front of the residence, broke a window out with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers. the officers fi
neighborhood. john sasaki says there are now eight, some of them in people's houses. mayor ed lee is gonna visit the neighborhood in about an hour, find out how the city will respond in the coming days. >>> thank you for joining us. we'll see you the next time news breaks. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com. have a great day.
was certainly on the mind of many bay area catholics. john sasaki spoke to catholics from all throughout the state. >> we're here this morning to pray for our pope benedict xvi. >> reporter: a mass wishing pope benedict a fond farewell as he became the first sitting pope to resign in 600 years. >> the resignation is an act of faith. it is an act of faith that the risen christ is always with the new church. >> reporter: the faithful in san francisco say they will miss their now former leader. >> i think he was a wonderful pope. i think it's a nice way to recognize each pope and a good time to go to mass and reflect. >> reporter: the church will have no pope until all the cardinals under 80 years old will meet as a conclave. perhaps a cardinal from africa, south america or the united states will rise to the top. >> it's an exciting motion because we wait for that white smoke to come. >> reporter: white smoke is the sign that a new pope has been chosen. >> reporter: at asisi students were doing a class project but the pope was still on their mind. >> i never thought he would resign. i was v
of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a huge press conference with other local state and federal law enforcement which have been leading related efforts. >> there were 23 arrests and in those arrests we have seized 55 firearms that included four assault weapons. >> reporter: afterward, mayor quan told us that it was meant as a warning to those offenders. >
ruined those plans. john sasaki tells us who was targeted and what was lost. >> reporter: christmas trees in march but here in contra costa county there's not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these supplies helped christmas for everyone give gifts on december 25th. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned out most everything of value. >> our big cooking pots, all of our presents, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, our decorations, our clothes. every single thing. 68 tables, 100 chairs. >> it's unconsciousable that someone would steal. >> reporter: the school puts on a safe and sober grad event at the campus every year and its supplies were stored there. >> we have probably $10,000 worth of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, extension cords. lighting. >> reporter: volunteers transformed part of the school into an oasis for the kids. >> we always do fund raising any way but it's going to be a lot more that we have to make up. >> reporter: this year the event will not b
return a week from monday. in san bruno, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the santa clara valley transportation authority reports that a maintenance worker who is hit by a bus has now died. raul apostol was hit and injured. the worker who was driving the bus has now been placed on leave. the, vta says several investigations are ongoing and any other details are being withheld out of respect for the victim's family. >>> a man is under arrest under suspicion that he ran down a man and took off. he was accused of hitting the bicycle rider in august at oakmont village which is a retirement community where smith lives. police say smith was angry that the cyclists was riding through the area. >>> a petition is to support the lgbt community is gaining a follow. he asked the mayor to fly the rainbow flag over the napa city hall. stanley said lgbt residents should be recognized for their contributions. >>> a republican congressman from alaska is apologizing for using a racial slur. today representative don young issued a statement where he apologized for using the slur to describe migran
monday. in san bruno, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the santa clara valley transportation authority reports that a maintenance worker who is hit by a bus has now died. raul apostol was hit and injured. the worker who was driving the bus has now been placed on leave. the, vta says several investigations are ongoing and any other details are being withheld out of respect for the victim's family. >>> a man is under arrest under suspicion that he ran down a man and took off. he was accused of hitting the bicycle rider in august at oakmont village which is a retirement community where smith lives. police say smith was angry that the cyclists was riding through the area. >>> a petition is to support the lgbt community is gaining a follow. he asked the mayor to fly the rainbow flag over the napa city hall. stanley said lgbt residents should be recognized for their contributions. >>> a republican congressman from alaska is apologizing for using a racial slur. today representative don young issued a statement where he apologized for using the slur to describe migrant farm workers
is facing probation from the ncaa. john sasaki is live with how it all stems from free shoes for certain students. john? >> reporter: this school community is disappointed in today's news. it is all laid out in this report from the ncaa, which shows what the st. mary's basketball team did wrong and the punishment it faces. st. mary's college is a catholic school, which today confessed to committing ncaa violations. >> i take full possibility for any, any missteps. >> reporter: the school announced that its basketball team has been sanctioned for the actions of a former assistant coach. >> we have been fully cooperating with the ncaa for over two years on this investigation. >> reporter: the athletic director explained the violations were committed by assistant coach keith moss, who resigned in 2009. >> arranging for housing and providing, you know, smaller benefits such as shoes and workout gear to a prospective student athlete. >> reporter: the school was also penalized for not monitoring the coach's actions closely enough. the penalties include the loss of two scholarships and head coa
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